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Spring Wedding At The Farm At 42 in Selma, NC | Alyson and Joel

April 24, 2022

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We have been waiting for this day since December 2020 and it’s finally here! Aly and Joel are just one of those couples that you can’t help but love being around. They’re so welcoming, making witty jokes, and totally in love with each other. 

I love their go with the flow attitudes and how every single person that contributed and worked on their wedding was hand selected and thanked personally — even down to the guys setting out the chairs! 

The best way to describe them is their vows… Joel went first, and described his love for his bride. He joked with her quoting her least favorite song “Life Is A Highway” and how he’ll always drive her around, even if she’s asleep in the front seat.

When it was her turn, she ALSO mentioned that she loves she’s his co-captain, even if she’s asleep…but it’s good because she’ll miss listening to “Life Is A Highway”. Now that’s true love!!! 

While we ate and danced the night away, the biggest surprise for guests was fireworks out on the patio. It was magical!!!! Some of my favorite end of the night photos ever!!! It’s the perfect example of still getting photos that “end” the night but let them head right back in and keeping celebrating with their friends. 

Joel and Aly, thank you for inviting me to share this day with you! Congratulations!!!

Thank you to the wedding vendors who made this day beautiful:

VENUE: The Farm at 42
COORDINATION: Paige Zucchino⁣
FLORALS: Brushed By Bec
HAIR: Chassidy McCombs

MAKEUP: Cassie Toms
DJ: Mike Biddle
WEDDING DRESS: Simply Blush Bridal

VIDEO: Trentt Toms⁣
BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Azazie⁣
RENTALS: The Finest Details
SUITS: ECE Menswear

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